Books to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 – October 15. Come to the library to check out these featured books, including books about the Latino/a experience in history and medicine and books by Latino/a authors:


  • cocuyosMarie Arana. American Chica: Two Worlds, One Childhood
  • Richard Blanco. The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood
  • Juana Bordas. The Power of Latino Leadership: Culture, Inclusion, and Contribution
  • Carlos Eire. Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
  • Stephanie Elizondo Griest. Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlines
  • drqAlfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa. Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon
  • Sonia Sotomayor. My Beloved World
  • Luisa Stigol. Two Centuries, Two Countries, Two Husbands: A Memoir
  • Héctor Tobar. Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free


  • diazJulia Alvarez. How the García Girls Lost Their Accents
  • James Cañón. Tales from the Town of Widows & Chronicles from the Land of Men
  • Sandra Cisneros. Caramelo, or, Puro Cuento: A Novel
  • Sandra Cisneros. The House on Mango Street
  • Junot Díaz. Drown
  • Junot Díaz. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
  • Junot Díaz. This is How You Lose Her
  • Cristina García. The Agüero Sisters
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